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Exclusive Breastfeeding For 6 Months
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
What are normal estrogen levels while breast feeding? 5 weeks postpartum? 3 months postpartum? 6 months postpartum? (all while full-time breastfeeding
Why: When seeking medical advice it's customary to provide simple details like your gender and age. Also, what is the health situation. ...Read more
8month old baby diarrheal 6-7times/day for 6 days. Diarrheal after breast milk fed. Now only fed baby breast milk. No virus. Y diarrheal for so long?
Beware of dehydratio: Initially, the most important thing to worry about is not to allow your child to get dehydrated . Watch for urine production, presence of tears and moisture of the mouth, as well as signs of decreased activity and excessive somnolence. Continue breast feeding, offer additional oral rehydration fluids. If signs of dehydration or no improvement, seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more
Dates are estimates: In real life, it doesn't matter if one starts baby cereal upon reaching one's 6-month birthday, or a few weeks afterwards. Dates are approximations... and that is true for all dates throughout childhood, except when the law says something changes upon a birthday such as an 18-years or 21-years birthday. ...Read more
Daughter 24 weeks no period since 4wk postpartum bleed. Multiple Neg hpt over months and exclusively formula fed. No bc. Desperate for answer plz.
Anovulation: Her ovaries are not working. It is past time she was seen and tested at the doctors office to figure out why. ...Read more
Nursing and menses: Yes, you can start menstruating again if you're nursing your baby at 6 months of age. It is variable however depending on how much the baby is nursing, and other factors. ...Read more
Been taking nexium every other day for 4 months- nursing 6 month old baby. Dr said it was okay.
Safe to keep taking?
Safe to continue: According to TOXNET, " limited information indicates that maternal doses of 20 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants" https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/ ...Read more
Whole milk ok: Yes he should be ok on whole milk.Normally we would wait until twelve months. ...Read more
I have used opiate drug for one year , been on methadone program for 3 months , my periods have stopped for 6 months and I'm only 21 , am I infertile?
3m old exclusively breastfed has Green Potty for almost a month. she does potty alternate days. reason and remedy. please help...
Common finding: Breast babies can do a little poo smear every feed or a crib filler every 7-10 days. Breast milk is a well designed food source compared to formula, where more debris is left over after processing. If it is soft when they go it is considered ok, even if delayed.Green is just the color of bile which may eventually turn yellow or brown if the stool stays inside long enough.All sounds normal. ...Read more
Sometimes: If you can find expiration date it would be ideal, but most drugs still work after the expiration date, just lose potency overtime. ...Read more
Is breastfeeding a Duarte Galactosemic (D/G) safe? Borderline 1st newborn screen, normal 2nd screen after 9 days of being breastfed exclusively.
Is pueratia mirifica safe for a 32 year old woman, no health complications, for use over 3 month period?
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